Bangladesh Bank also suggested the banks to ensure adequate security in the branches
Banks in Dhaka city will remain open on this Friday and Saturday to facilitate the nomination submission of the candidates for upcoming polls in two city corporations.
A Bangladesh Bank circular regarding the instruction was sent to the chief executives of the commercial banks today.
As per the election schedule, the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls will be held on January 30 next year.
Candidates have to submit their nomination papers before 31 December.
Being notified by the Election Commission Secretariat, Department of off-site Supervision of Bangladesh Bank issued the circular so that candidates can pay the security money through the banking channel within the deadline.
Bangladesh Bank also suggested the banks to ensure adequate security in the branches.